Timing Belt Replacement at your home or office in Calumet City.

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YourMechanic Timing Belt Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,082

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Ben

Ben

38 years of experience
883 reviews
Ben
38 years of experience
Especially liked the fact that Ben recommended and assessed other maintenance and repairs that are needed on my car. Found my new mechanic in Houston!
Very professional, great work
Tien

Tien

20 years of experience
746 reviews
Tien
20 years of experience
Booked Tien 3 times for troubleshooting misfire on engine. He is always on time and provides explanation for everything you ask. Very honest with the answers and will not sugar coat things if he finds a problem. We ended up fixing idle issues, intake leaks, coolant leaks, and did a timing belt/water pump replacement. In summary, you will want to book him for your next appointment if you booked him your first time.
Tien is professional. No dout about his work. He knows whats he doing. Did timing job on my Acura Integra, got me back on the road. Thank you very much
Gary

Gary

24 years of experience
226 reviews
Gary
24 years of experience
Fair and honest,will recommend him to friends and family.
This job was replacing a timing belt on a 2003 Toyota Sequoia. My neighbor had the same job done on his Tundra by our local shop only a week ago and paid $550 (labor only) so the quote of $285 from YourMechanic was a no-brainer. Gary arrived on time and did a very professional and proficient job, everything was rebuilt and torqued against the manual. I have now booked him again for some brake work. I would still use a Toyota shop for any diagnostics but I would not hesitate to use YourMechanic for routine maintenance if they continue to be competitive .
Dan

Dan

36 years of experience
611 reviews
Dan
36 years of experience
Fixed the problem and arrived on time.
Joseph

Joseph

18 years of experience
372 reviews
Joseph
18 years of experience
Joseph, did a great job with my car. This is the second time I have had him out and it will definitely won't be the last.
Knowledgeable! Even came early. Made sure to answer all my questions.
Keith

Keith

15 years of experience
168 reviews
Keith
15 years of experience
The best. He is an excellent person.
Joseph

Joseph

24 years of experience
351 reviews
Joseph
24 years of experience
Great work! Showed up 15 minutes before the appointment! Was very friendly and thorough with his work. Highly recommend him.
Chris

Chris

19 years of experience
1240 reviews
Chris
19 years of experience
Called for an earlier appointment and finished the job correctly and efficiently.
James

James

28 years of experience
364 reviews
James
28 years of experience
James was very professional & thorough. I am very pleased with the service I received and will not only use him again in the future, but will also recommend him to my friends.
Michael

Michael

36 years of experience
30 reviews
Michael
36 years of experience
Michael was punctual and courteous. He explained the work being done and pointed out other items that would need attention soon. He was great.


How much does Timing Belt Replacement cost in Calumet City?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Calumet City. Our mechanics in Calumet City are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office in Calumet City.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2006 Volvo S60 $523 $283.51 $239.97 13% $606.01
2008 Volvo V50 $589 $324.99 $263.96 13% $679.74
2004 Nissan Xterra $491 $187.30 $303.96 17% $595.80
2004 Lexus RX330 $673 $256.77 $415.94 17% $815.77
2013 Acura TL $680 $311.82 $367.95 15% $806.32

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Timing Belt Replacement Service

What is a timing belt and how does it work?

An engine timing belt is a fiber reinforced, toothed drive belt manufactured using durable compounds such as highly saturated nitrile. The timing belt allows the crankshaft to drive the camshafts in the cylinder head at half the RPMs of the crankshaft. The camshafts then open and close the engine’s intake and exhaust valves in time with the movement and position of the pistons in the engine.

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When to replace the timing belt?

  • Every 60k-90k miles. If an engine is equipped with a timing belt, the timing belt must be replaced at the service interval specified by the vehicle manufacturer regardless of whether or not any problem is visible, typically in the range of 60,000 to 90,000 miles. Your vehicle owner’s manual should state the specific service interval.
  • Engine stops abruptly or will not start. Occasionally, timing belts can break, or skip, while the engine is running.
  • Rough engine operation. The molded, reinforced teeth on the timing belt engage gears on the crankshaft and camshafts. After many tens of thousands of miles, the teeth can wear or break, or the belt can stretch, thus causing the belt to jump position on the crankshaft or camshaft gears. Should the belt jump, the engine will run poorly and perhaps not at all.
  • Banging or clanking engine noise. On some engines, if the timing belt has jumped, the pistons and valves can collide and there will be noise and damage. These engine designs are referred to as interference engines. If your car has an interference engine, replacing the timing belt according to the maintenance schedule will minimize the chance that a belt failure will cause engine damage.

How do mechanics replace the timing belt?

Engine designs vary, and thus the replacement procedure will vary, but broadly, the procedure is as follows:

  • Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  • Once the engine is cold, set the crankshaft to top dead center with the number one piston on the compression stroke. Remove crankshaft pulley.
  • Remove all accessories interfering with the removal of the timing belt covers.
  • Remove timing belt covers. Lock camshafts, as required, and note position of camshaft timing marks. Remove timing belt tensioner and idler pulleys. Remove timing belt.
  • If replacing the water pump, do so at this time, and of course drain the cooling system first. If the engine cooling system thermostat is only accessible with water pump replacement, the thermostat should be replaced as well.
  • Installation of the new timing belt includes all of the above steps, performed in reverse, following strict guidelines to assure camshaft and crankshaft (and balancing shaft, if equipped) are in perfect alignment after tensioner has been set.
  • Upon completion of the installation, the engine crankshaft is turned by hand 720 degrees and the correct position of the timing marks on the crankshaft and the camshafts is confirmed.
  • The vehicle is road tested to confirm normal operation and a service sticker is affixed to the engine noting the date of belt replacement and the vehicle mileage.

Is it safe to drive with a timing belt problem?

No, were a worn out timing belt to snap while underway, perhaps on a highway, it creates a risk of complete loss of engine power while surrounded by fast moving vehicles. Once your vehicle has reached the recommended replacement mileage for the belt, you can eliminate the risk of sudden and unexpected timing belt breakage by having it replaced. If your engine is of the interference type, it is especially important to replace the belt according to the maintenance schedule because sudden breakage of the timing belt, while the engine is running, will likely cause significant damage to internal engine components such as the valves and pistons.

When replacing the timing belt keep in mind:

  • An interference engine should be carefully inspected before a broken timing belt is replaced because it may have sustained damage that will have to be repaired prior to installing a new belt.
  • The timing belt system includes idler pulleys and a belt tensioner. These components should be replaced along with the belt.
  • On some cars, the timing belt drives the engine’s water pump. Mechanics will usually recommend replacing the water pump at the same time that the timing belt is replaced.

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